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The only solution I have seen that might be effective for you is to look at our Vapor X model. We actually allow you to turn off two of the three fans at low usage loads to reduce noise even further. I can tell you that in my current setup even with three fans running I cannot heard the card at idle or under load. With the two fans hut down it is even quieter however.

While interesting, its a little out of reach considering I already have a card smile.gif

I will keep The Vapor X range in mind for sure though if such features continue to exist when I am buying my next card.
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This thread was a lost cause from the beginning.

OP couldn't even mention the aftermarket cooling being used.
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This thread was a lost cause from the beginning.

OP couldn't even mention the aftermarket cooling being used.

 

No, he stubbornly refused, declaring "Thats not really relevant because the card is still controlling the fan speeds." He mentioned it in the 3rd line of that post as though he was just trying to make the guy happy. So draining... I guess no one here knows what they're talking about.

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Simple

Unplug fan from card

Plug it into a fan controller

If you need to cut some wires to make it happen so be it, just match up the wire colors.

If you don't have a fan controller buy one, they are pretty cheap. Even my NZXT Sentry 2 was only like $25, and has auto and manual controls but only goes down to 40%, though for me that makes my fans vary quiet. Though you probably want to get a fan controller that can go pretty low.


Best way to make your pc quiet is to do a real watercooling loop, that way while idling you can just turn all fans on lowest and can even turn some off.
Edited by DzillaXx - 5/10/14 at 1:52pm
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Except its my thread.

Containing my problem.

Your opinions were noted, and rejected.

Kindly step outside.

Going your card to run the fan under 20% without some extreme bios modding is unlikely. And that is if the fan's PWM is not limited to 20% in hardware.

Simply put if you are not going to go through with the trouble of hooking it up to a fan controller then you can not going to fix the problem.


That or get a real watercooling setup
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